Still Tops--please include location & ....

Subject: Still Tops--please include location & ....
From: DURL <durl -at- BUFFNET -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 16:27:12 -0400

...your field (software docs, ISO docs, procedure docs)...

I'm discouraged. Could be Buffalo and the area I've chosen to
specialize in: "how to" stuff for manufacturing & utilities & engineering
firms...I also do "how to" seminars and "how to" consulting--how to get
the biggest bang for your documentation $.

Mary Durlak Erie Documentation Inc.
East Aurora, New York (near Buffalo)
durl -at- buffnet -dot- net

On Wed, 8 Apr 1998, David Dvorkin wrote:

> Kevin Freeman asked about the state of tech writing as a career.
> Kevin, my perspective is shorter than yours (I've been a tech writer
> for under six years), but here's my impression, anyway.
> In this area (Denver-Boulder), the profession is growing rapidly.
> That may be a byproduct of the growth in all kinds of hi-tech
> jobs here, but it's my subjective impression that tech writing is
> growing faster than the rest, and I think the reason is that the
> perceived value of professionally done documentation is rising.
> Tech pubs departments seem to be growing faster than the
> development groups they support. Salaries are very good and
> increasing.
> We'll soon take over the world. Or be as rich as Bill Gates. Take
> your pick.

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